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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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We got up early today to catch a tour bus at 7:15am that was going to take us northward to see some sights on the far end of the peninsula. Our guide's name was Ariel, and there were around thirty tourists on board. Most were from New Zealand or the UK, but there was also a Chinese family and one other Canadian. In talking to our compatriot, we …
We woke up this morning and enjoyed a nice breakfast in our hotel room. We checked out of our broom closet, and then began our 3 hour trip to Paihia, a small tourist beach town north of Auckland. We were both excited to get out of the big city, and this was our first of many car trips in New Zealand. The views were fantastic, it reminded Natalie of …
... thrown in. About half way into our drive (2 hours in) we stopped for lunch. We pulled over onto a lay in where there was a hidden creek and picnic area. We ate, relaxed in the sun and because of the lack of toilets Sarah was almost caught by a camper van taking a wee in the bushes. When we felt refreshed we hopped back in the car to continue. This part of the drive was mainly up steep hills. The car managed fine and all the swerves ...
I woke up really early today.. Think I've got jet lag!! Even though the Swedish girls weren't quiet at all last night and I went and had a go at one of them, they where soo rude!! Haha, went and got wifi which is really cheap, then went for a wonder around the town.. Thinking I'm wasting the day so thought about doing rafting but the only one they do is a full day one so had to think about ...